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Old 05-01-2023, 07:00 PM   #1
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How do you dry your RV?

I plan to wash mine this week and don't want it to end up covered in water spots.
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Old 05-01-2023, 07:07 PM   #2
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I use a squeegee with an extension pole followed by Meguiar's drying towels. I only do one section at a time. I start early in the morning and do the side and end that the sun will hit first, then the roof and finally the other side and end. That gives me more time to do the other side and end which will be in the shade longer. When I am doing the roof I am spraying toward the shaded side.
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Old 05-01-2023, 07:11 PM   #3
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How do you dry you RV?

Buy a deionizer or use a leaf blower. Best solution is a water deionizer for spotless wash and rinse. We have a simple chuck.
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Old 05-01-2023, 07:23 PM   #4
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We have a CR SPOTFREE DIC20 water filter
Wash it and let the sun do its job
No spots
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Old 05-01-2023, 07:35 PM   #5
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X2 on the CR Spotless.
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Old 05-01-2023, 08:24 PM   #6
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X3 on cr spotless
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Old 05-02-2023, 09:37 AM   #7
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X4 on CR Spotless water deionizer- it does a really good job- just change the resin when conductivity bridge (ppm meter on unit) gets to 20 ppm. I carry mine with me in my toad evey where we go.

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We've had good luck using a combination of baby shampoo with a cap of vinegar in the wash mix. The vinegar reduces water spots. Dry with microfiber towels.
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Old 05-02-2023, 10:12 AM   #9
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I bought one of these and I rinse while still wet and I don't have any spots. I figure it will last me a year.
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Old 05-02-2023, 03:48 PM   #10
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I have a number of ways to do mine....on some trips, I have a detail guy who washes and then dries it with a spray detailer. When he doesn't do it, I wet the coach with water, wash with a brush and then rinse with the CR System. Even with the CR system, I still squeegee the large flat areas and then always hand wipe the lower section where I can reach including the bay doors. I do one side at a time, working in a circle ahead of the sun.

This is the squeegee I use for the coach and the windshield.

When on the road, I wash, rinse, use the squeegee and then use a pole that I made that holds a towel and I wipe try the upper areas.
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Old 05-02-2023, 04:41 PM   #11
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I use & like RainX auto wash and use an small elec leaf blower often a clean water rinse before it dries.
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Old 05-02-2023, 05:01 PM   #12
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I have a 2 gallon li-ion battery sprayer filled with distilled water. Our water is so hard here, filters donít last long, so this method works better. After washing and rinsing with hose water, I use the sprayer to rinse it down again with distilled water. No spots.
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Old 05-02-2023, 05:42 PM   #13
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I let it air dry. I use soften water to wash my rv. No noticeable water spots on the paint. A little on the class.
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Old 05-02-2023, 06:47 PM   #14
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I run the water thru the water softener I carry on the coach. When washing cars I use it too.
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